I'm a freelance writer and editor whose work has also appeared in The Washington Post, The Village Voice, Vice, Salon, Glamour, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Marie Claire, Refinery29, and more. I hold degrees in Gender & Sexuality Studies, Modern Culture & Media, and Cognitive Neuroscience, which I use mainly to over-analyze trashy television and argue over semantics.

9 Sweet Little Ways To Celebrate The Holidays With Your Partner

The holidays can bring a lot of pressure for couples. Not only are you expected to get each other lavish gifts; you're expected to go on the most romantic dates of the year. But you don't need to do these things to celebrate the holidays with your…
By Suzannah Weiss

5 Things To Think About During Sex To Turn Yourself On

When you're looking to increase sexual desire or sensation, people might tell you things like "shut your mind off," as if it were that simple. But for most people, it's not. Unless you're a meditation master, you're going to think about something,…
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Things A CEO Wants All Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs To Know

Over recent years, more and more women have been foregoing traditional male-dominated workplaces to start their own businesses. Whether they're expressing themselves through the arts, designing new technology, or establishing themselves as…
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Weird Habits You Develop In A Long-Distance Relationship

I love being in a long-distance relationship. I get plenty of space and time to myself, can sleep in my own bed (partner-induced insomnia is real!), and rarely fight with my partner because we're not around enough to get on each other's nerves.…
By Suzannah Weiss

11 Women Reveal How They Know Their Intuition Is Speaking To Them

When you're trying to make a decision, people always say, "Follow your intuition." But how do you know if your intuition is talking to you or if that inclination you feel is coming from somewhere else, like your mind, your emotions, or other people?…
By Suzannah Weiss

4 Things Doctors Want You To Know About Your UTI That Won't Go Away

Usually, when you have symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI), the process is simple: You go to the doctor, pee into a cup, and get a prescription for antibiotics. But sometimes, UTIs are more complicated. Not all of them show up in standard…
By Suzannah Weiss

My Partner & I Checked Off Our Sex Bucket List At A Clothing-Optional Resort

I’ve never really had a sexual bucket list. But when my partner and I were invited to the clothing-optional resorts Desire Riviera Maya and DDesire Pearl, I figured it was time to make one. The list included: public sex, sex on the beach, erotic…
By Suzannah Weiss

What Is Leaky Gut Syndrome? 4 Things To Know About Intestinal Permeability

Over 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates famously stated that "all disease begins in the gut." Modern medicine is only beginning to catch up with this early prediction. One of the most significant medical discoveries as of late is of the huge role the gut…
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Signs Your Microbiome Is Out Of Whack

Our bodies contain at least as many bacterial cells as human cells, yet the role of the bacterial cells in our health remains poorly understood. What we do know is that there are bad bacteria that can lead to infections and other health issues, as…
By Suzannah Weiss

6 Things Experts Want You To Know About Your Gut Microbiome

When you hear the word "bacteria," you probably think of something bad, like the kind of bacteria that causes infections. But the truth is, there are all kinds of bacteria living in your body right at this moment, especially in your gut. These…
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Types Of Pain During Sex & How To Deal With Them

Everyone has to right to experience pleasure during sex, but for all too many women, sex is not only pleasure-less but painful. Pain during sex is an epidemic among women, with one in 10 reporting it in one study in BJOG: An International Journal of…
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Ways To Make Good Sex Even Better

There's lots of advice out there about how to solve sexual problems, but that's not the most positive way to look at improving your sex life. Rather than figure out what's wrong with your sex life and try to fix it, why not see all the ways it's…
By Suzannah Weiss

9 Sex Toys To Get Every Kind Of Friend For The Holidays

If you're exchanging gifts with friends for the holidays, you may be thinking about getting them clothes or jewelry. But why not buy sex toys as gifts for your friends instead? Depending on what your relationship with your friends is like, this may…
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Things A Sex Therapist Wants You To Know If You've Never Had An Orgasm

One of the many awesome things our bodies are capable of is the series of rhythmic genital contractions and blissful feelings known as orgasm. About five to 10 percent of women, however, have not yet had an orgasm. But that doesn't mean they can't…
By Suzannah Weiss

6 Symptoms Of Neurological Lyme Disease You Should Know

People with Lyme Disease often get told their symptoms are in their heads. The reason it may seem this way is that they are — but not in the way people think. Lyme Disease can actually affect the brain and other parts of the nervous system, causing…
By Suzannah Weiss

It's Normal For Your Sex Drive To Fluctuate — But Here's When It's A Greater Health Issue

The world is full of products, drugs, and advice geared toward boosting people's sex drives. But how do you know if your sex drive actually needs boosting? What is a normal sex drive, and what is an indication of a health or relationship issue? Low…
By Suzannah Weiss

What To Know About Chronic Illness, From Someone Who Visited 17 Doctors Before A Diagnosis

One of the scariest things about sexism is that it can hurt women's physical health. Doctors are less likely to treat women's pain, health issues that disproportionately affect women are understudied, and studies on health issues affecting multiple…
By Suzannah Weiss

A Dominatrix Reveals Her Number One Tip For Pleasing Someone With A Penis

There's this idea out there that while vulvas are hopelessly complicated, penises are simple, and you should automatically know everything you need to know to please someone with a penis. But that's not really how anyone's body works. Everyone is…
By Suzannah Weiss

What To Do If Your Partner Doesn't Orgasm With You, According To Experts

If you're a considerate lover, you probably care about making your partner orgasm. But you also probably care about making them comfortable, which means not pressuring them. So, if your partner doesn't orgasm with you, how do you try to change that…
By Suzannah Weiss

The 9 Most Common Myths Sex Therapists Hear

Few of us learn much about sex in school or from our families, so instead, we grow up taking in a bunch of myths about sex either from porn, from the media, or from people around us who are just as uneducated. By the time people end up going to sex…
By Suzannah Weiss